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Energy & Climate

Investing in Deep Decarbonization Symposium


San Francisco, CA

DATE: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
TIME: 11:30 am – 6:00 pm
LOCATION: Presidio Officers’ Club, 50 Moraga Ave, San Francisco, CA

Presented with support and collaboration from: Pritzker Innovation Fund, Third Way, Sutter Securities Incorporated, Anthropocene Institute, Morrison Foerster, Fiona Banister, and Toniic Institute. We invite you to join an interactive gathering to discuss the landscape of investable solutions to achieve deep decarbonization of our environment with investors, entrepreneurs, policymakers and scientists.

Together we’ll dive into questions and solutions, including:

  • Are wind and solar sufficient to achieve a zero carbon world in the near term? Learn about the latest research on our pathways to achieving an 80% reduction in atmospheric carbon by 2050. Participate in a discussion about how best to achieve these carbon reduction targets with the lowest possible environmental, social, and economic costs.
  • What are the challenges and opportunities in global power markets?
  • What are the necessary elements to create an investable landscape? Join a discussion led by leading market analysts. Meet the leadership of companies involved in deep decarbonization today. Presentations from investable companies and funds in advanced nuclear energy, carbon dioxide capture, and carbon sinks.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Steven Chu (former US Secretary of Energy)

Speakers Include: Carl Page (Anthropocene Institute), Liz Dalton (Aspen Institute), Bettina von Hagen (EcoTrust Forests), Josh Freed (Third Way), Rachel Pritzker (Pritzker Innovation Fund), Nicholas Eisenberger (CREO, Pure Energy Partners), Canon Bryan (Terrestrial Energy), Eric Loewen (General Electric), Don Wolf (ARC Nuclear), Claude Letourneau (Inventys), Susan Mac Cormac (Morrison Foerster), Peter Eisenberger (Global Thermostat), Jacob DeWitte (Oslo), Cindy Mercer (Aligned Intermediary), Ross Koningstein (Google), Noah Deich (Center for Carbon Removal), Rita Baranwal, (US Dept. of Energy), Trevor Houser (Rhodium Group).

Agenda details, event registration and tickets can be found here.